Period
to 24 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Python Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Python Developer
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 852 1003 1167
Rank change year-on-year +151 +164 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Python Developer 325 169 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.096% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.100% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 295 153 117
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £45,000 £49,000 £42,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% -16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 168,620 169,529 204,010
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.50% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 138,446 140,771 170,581
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

Senior Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Python Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer.

Salary trend for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +142 297 £62,500 +4.17% 38
London +78 189 £70,000 +7.69% 25
UK excluding London +68 133 £52,500 -12.50% 16
South East +28 45 £55,000 -21.43% 6
Scotland -14 28 £52,500 -25.00% 3
East of England +26 25 £60,000 +9.09% 3
North of England +24 24 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Yorkshire - 24 £50,000 - 3
Midlands +15 10 £47,500 -5.00% 1
West Midlands +8 10 £47,500 -5.00%
South West -10 1 £42,500 -29.17%

Senior Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, Senior Python Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Senior Python Developer in the job title.

1 325 (100.00%) Python
2 143 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (42.46%) Django
4 103 (31.69%) JavaScript
5 94 (28.92%) Java
5 94 (28.92%) Linux
6 84 (25.85%) SQL
6 84 (25.85%) Flask
7 78 (24.00%) TDD
8 72 (22.15%) Finance
8 72 (22.15%) PostgreSQL
9 63 (19.38%) Software Engineering
10 62 (19.08%) Amazon AWS
11 61 (18.77%) C++
11 61 (18.77%) HTML
12 60 (18.46%) CSS
13 52 (16.00%) C#
14 48 (14.77%) NoSQL
14 48 (14.77%) Docker
15 47 (14.46%) Elasticsearch
15 47 (14.46%) Web Development
16 44 (13.54%) MongoDB
16 44 (13.54%) Mentoring
17 43 (13.23%) DevOps
18 42 (12.92%) Degree
19 41 (12.62%) Web Services
19 41 (12.62%) OO
20 40 (12.31%) Node.js
20 40 (12.31%) React
21 39 (12.00%) Big Data

Senior Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 47 (14.46%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (8.31%) Apache Spark
3 18 (5.54%) Apache
4 7 (2.15%) Confluence
4 7 (2.15%) IPython
4 7 (2.15%) nginx
5 5 (1.54%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.92%) Gunicorn
6 3 (0.92%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.31%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.31%) IIS
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 62 (19.08%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.77%) SaaS
4 6 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.92%) GitHub
6 2 (0.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.31%) Heroku
7 1 (0.31%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.08%) DHCP
1 10 (3.08%) DNS
2 9 (2.77%) Broadband
3 6 (1.85%) HTTP
4 1 (0.31%) Firewall
4 1 (0.31%) Internet
4 1 (0.31%) IPv4
4 1 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (22.15%) PostgreSQL
2 48 (14.77%) NoSQL
3 44 (13.54%) MongoDB
4 39 (12.00%) Big Data
5 25 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 16 (4.92%) Oracle Database
7 14 (4.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (4.00%) Hadoop
9 11 (3.38%) MySQL
10 8 (2.46%) SQL Server
11 7 (2.15%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.85%) Blockchain
13 5 (1.54%) KDB
13 5 (1.54%) Redis
14 4 (1.23%) Kdb+
14 4 (1.23%) OpenStack Swift
15 3 (0.92%) VoltDB
16 2 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 2 (0.62%) Neo4j
16 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (11.08%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.54%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.38%) JIRA
4 7 (2.15%) CircleCI
4 7 (2.15%) GitLab
5 5 (1.54%) Vagrant
5 5 (1.54%) webpack
6 4 (1.23%) Selenium
7 3 (0.92%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.92%) git-flow
7 3 (0.92%) Subversion
8 2 (0.62%) GoCD
9 1 (0.31%) Ant
9 1 (0.31%) Maven
General
1 72 (22.15%) Finance
2 22 (6.77%) Banking
3 19 (5.85%) Front Office
4 15 (4.62%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.77%) Games
6 4 (1.23%) Automotive
7 3 (0.92%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.31%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (42.46%) Django
2 84 (25.85%) Flask
3 61 (18.77%) HTML
4 60 (18.46%) CSS
5 41 (12.62%) Web Services
6 40 (12.31%) Node.js
6 40 (12.31%) React
7 38 (11.69%) RESTful
8 36 (11.08%) REST
9 34 (10.46%) AngularJS
10 25 (7.69%) NumPy
10 25 (7.69%) Pandas
11 22 (6.77%) HTML5
12 21 (6.46%) jQuery
13 20 (6.15%) RabbitMQ
14 19 (5.85%) Pyramid
15 15 (4.62%) Pylons
16 14 (4.31%) Celery
16 14 (4.31%) Spring
16 14 (4.31%) web2py
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.46%) Computer Science
1 34 (10.46%) Fintech
2 29 (8.92%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (5.23%) Algorithms
3 17 (5.23%) User Experience
4 14 (4.31%) Robotics
5 13 (4.00%) Equities
5 13 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (3.69%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.08%) Hedge funds
8 8 (2.46%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.54%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.92%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.92%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.62%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.62%) Mobile Wallet
11 2 (0.62%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 94 (28.92%) Linux
2 33 (10.15%) Unix
3 6 (1.85%) Windows
4 3 (0.92%) Android
4 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.92%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.31%) CentOS
5 1 (0.31%) Debian
5 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (24.00%) TDD
3 63 (19.38%) Software Engineering
4 47 (14.46%) Web Development
5 44 (13.54%) Mentoring
6 43 (13.23%) DevOps
7 41 (12.62%) OO
8 38 (11.69%) Open Source
9 37 (11.38%) Microservices
10 36 (11.08%) Scrum
11 34 (10.46%) Data Science
12 32 (9.85%) Machine Learning
13 29 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (8.00%) Analytics
15 24 (7.38%) Mathematics
16 23 (7.08%) Unit Testing
17 20 (6.15%) Test Automation
18 18 (5.54%) Multithreading
18 18 (5.54%) SDLC
19 17 (5.23%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 325 (100.00%) Python
2 103 (31.69%) JavaScript
3 94 (28.92%) Java
4 84 (25.85%) SQL
5 61 (18.77%) C++
6 52 (16.00%) C#
7 26 (8.00%) Bash Shell
8 25 (7.69%) Ruby
9 19 (5.85%) C
10 18 (5.54%) PHP
11 13 (4.00%) Scala
12 12 (3.69%) Perl
13 5 (1.54%) ES6
13 5 (1.54%) Groovy
14 4 (1.23%) Go
15 3 (0.92%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.62%) Jython
16 2 (0.62%) Kotlin
16 2 (0.62%) R
16 2 (0.62%) Rust
Qualifications
1 42 (12.92%) Degree
2 20 (6.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (3.08%) Numerate Degree
4 7 (2.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.31%) GCP
1 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 48 (14.77%) Docker
2 9 (2.77%) Samba
2 9 (2.77%) Squid
Systems Management
1 16 (4.92%) Kubernetes
2 12 (3.69%) Ansible
3 7 (2.15%) Kibana
4 6 (1.85%) Puppet
5 5 (1.54%) Terraform
6 4 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.31%) Mesos
7 1 (0.31%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 21 (6.46%) Oracle
2 12 (3.69%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.77%) NetApp
4 7 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.54%) Capita
5 5 (1.54%) Google
6 1 (0.31%) Intel
6 1 (0.31%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.31%) VMware